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Posted on : 28 Jan 2020

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  • India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C47 has launched Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nanosatellites into Sun Synchronous orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota.
  • This is the first commercial order to put into orbit 13 American nanosatellites for NewSpace India, which was formed only in March 2019.
  • PSLV-C47 is the 21st flight of PSLV in ‘XL’ configuration (with 6 solid strap-on motors).

Article Related Questions

  1. Consider the following statements regarding PSLV-C47
    1.It has launched Cartosat-3 into Sun Synchronous orbit.
    2.It is the 21st flight of PSLV in ‘XL’ configuration.
    3.It is fitted with 6 solid strap-on motors.
    Which of the above statements are correct?

  2. 1.1 and 2 only

    2.2 and 3 only

    3.1 and 3 only

    4.1, 2 and 3

    Right Ans : 1 and 3 only

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